This page presents the geographical name data for Behrendt Mountains in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Behrendt Mountains
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1170
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): A group of mountains, 20 mi long, aligned in the form of a horseshoe with the opening to the SW, standing 7 mi SW of Merrick Mountains in Ellsworth Land. Discovered and photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Finn Ronne. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John C. Behrendt, traverse seismologist at Ellsworth Station in 1957. Behrendt led the Antarctic Peninsula Traverse party to these mountains, summer 1961-62, and carried out investigations in Marie Byrd Land and the Pensacola Mountains in 1963-64 and 1965-66.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data